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Woman accused of groping TSA agent

Woman accused of groping TSA agent

FORT MYERS, Fla., June 21 (UPI) -- The Transportation Security Administration said an agent was groped by a woman who was unhappy about her pat down at a Florida airport.

G8 urged to elevate food security issues

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Anti-poverty activists are urging Group of Eight leaders to give more attention to food security when they hold a summit this month in the United States.

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Shell plans new pipelines in the Middle East.

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Muffin the Mule celebrates 60th B-day

LONDON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The BBC's Muffin the Mule, one of Britain's first famous children's television characters, is celebrating its 60th year in the business.

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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2006 with 312 to follow.
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Unpublished Bell story gets film treatment

LONDON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- An unpublished story by British author Mary Haley Bell is being turned into a movie by Gold Circle Films.

British film star John Mills dead at 97

LONDON, April 25 (UPI) -- A veteran of more than 100 films, British actor John Mills has died of pneumonia at his west London home at the age of 97, the Guardian reported.

British actor John Mills dies at age 97

DENHAM, England, April 23 (UPI) -- British actor, John Mills, who appeared in 125 movies, died Saturday at his home near London, at the age of 97.

Brits pick nation's top actors, actresses

LONDON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Sean Connery and Judi Dench topped a Sky Broadcasting Group poll seeking Britain's top screen legends.

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Sir John Mills CBE (22 February 1908 – 23 April 2005), born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, was an English actor who made more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades.

Mills was born at the Watts Naval School in North Elmham, Norfolk, England, and grew up in Belton, where his father was the headmaster of the village school and in Felixstowe, Suffolk. He was educated at Norwich High School for Boys, where it is said that his initials can still be seen carved into the brickwork on the side of the building in Upper St. Giles Street. He made his acting debut on the stage of the Sir John Leman School in Beccles in a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream when he played the part of Puck. Upon leaving school he worked as a clerk at a corn merchants in Ipswich.

Mills took an early interest in acting, making his professional debut at the London Hippodrome in The Five O'Clock Girl in 1929. He also starred in the Noël Coward revue Words and Music. He made his film debut in The Midshipmaid (1932), and appeared as Colley in the 1939 film version of Goodbye, Mr Chips, opposite Robert Donat.

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